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Springtime in the Sierras (1947)

 -  Western  -  15 July 1947 (USA)
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A gang, headed by evil Stephanie Bachelor, is slaughtering game out of season. Roy finds the freezer where the meat is kept, but baddie Roy Barcroft finds him there. A famous fight takes place in the freezer. Roy, of course, wins it.

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Jane Frazee ...
Taffy Baker
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Stephanie Bachelor ...
Jean Loring
Harold Landon ...
Bert Baker (as Hal Landon)
Harry Cheshire ...
Cap Foster (as Harry V. Cheshire)
Roy Barcroft ...
Matt Wilkes
Chester Conklin ...
Old-Timer
Hank Patterson ...
Old-Timer
Whitey Christy ...
Henchman
Pascale Perry ...
Henchman
Bob Nolan ...
Bob
Sons of the Pioneers ...
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Jean Loring has her men illegally killing and selling game. Roy suspects her and gets himself invited to stay at her ranch. Investigating he finds the freezer where the slaughtered game are kept. But he is caught, tied up, and left to freeze. Written by Maurice VanAuken <vanauken@comcast.net>

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horse | trucolor | poaching

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HEAD FOR THE MUSICAL HILLS...ROY IS GUNNIN' FOR THRILLS! See more »

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Western

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15 July 1947 (USA)  »

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Song of the Sierra  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Trucolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Springtime in the Sierras
Written by Jack Elliott
Performed by Roy Rogers, Jane Frazee and the Sons of the Pioneers
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Roy Versus the Poachers
25 April 2006 | by (Flushing, NY) – See all my reviews

* This review is based on the shortened 54 minute version * A group of poachers are violating all of the hunting regulations so they can provide the venison and other meats for market. Roy Rogers and Captain Foster, who provide a sanatorium for the wildlife go searching for the criminals, who happen to be neighboring rancher Jean Loring. When Foster discovers Jean's gang at work, she shoots him, which unnerves Bert Baker, a young member of the gang, whose sister runs the ranch Roy works for. Jean and her main henchman Matt Wilkes, find out that it is not safe with Roy on their trail, since he already suspects the two of poaching. Roy sets himself as a member of the Loring ranch, but when he finds the proof he needs, Jean and Wilkes make sure that he never reaches the marshal. Enjoyable routing Rogers picture with a nice amount of songs, action, and mushy sentiment often seen in his films. The fight between Roy and Barcroft in the freezer is very well handled by Witney mainly because of free camera movement even in the cramped quarters. Rating based on B westerns- 6.


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